Bombardier Belfast at Queens Island on fire! pic.twitter.com/wv4QaeKiVb— Connor (@ConnorMonaghan_) May 24, 2020
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Fire causes significant damage to Bombardier's A220 manufacturing facility in Belfast UK
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May 25, 2020 - by Chris Loh for simpleflying.com
Just a few hours ago in Belfast, at 20:45 local time, a massive fire was reported at Bombardier's manufacturing facilities in the Northern Ireland capital. According to the BBC, the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) received a call and promptly attended the blaze, located on Airport Road, just two miles east of Belfast City Hall.
The facility is best known for manufacturing the wings of the Airbus A220.
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Bombardier Belfast at Queens Island on fire! pic.twitter.com/wv4QaeKiVb
— Connor (@ConnorMonaghan_) May 24, 2020
Earlier on during the incident, Fire Service Area Commander Dermott Rooney labeled the fire as "very significant," further saying to the BBC,
"Obviously, we are trying to get the fire under control. It's very early stages, we would ask members of the public to stay away from the area so they don't hamper our efforts…We've no indication of any particular risk to the local people, but they would be well advised to keep their windows and doors closed,"